Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Membership Amendment (2014)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Membership Amendment
Flag of Louisiana.png
Quick stats
Constitution:Constitutional amendment
Referred by:Louisiana State Legislature
Topic:Administration of government
Status:On the ballot

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Membership Amendment, HB 426 is on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Louisiana as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would require that two of the four at-large non-industry members of the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission be from northern Louisiana.[1][2]

The bill was sponsored in the legislature by State Representative James Armes III (D-30).[1]

Text of measure

Ballot summary

The official ballot text reads as follows:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Do you support an amendment to require that two members of the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission be electors from parishes located north of the parishes of Beauregard, Allen, Evangeline, Avoyelles, and Pointe Coupee?

(Effective January 1, 2015) (Amends Article IX, Section 7(A))

—Louisiana Legislature, House Bill No. 426, [1]

Support

The measure was introduced into the legislation by Rep. James Armes III (D-30).[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Louisiana Constitution

State Representative James Armes III (D-30) introduced a bill to the legislature to alter the constitution and put the measure before voters on March 29, 2013. The bill was approved through a two-thirds vote in both legislative chambers. HB 426 was approved by the Louisiana House of Representatives on May 14, 2013. HB 426 was approved by the Louisiana Senate on May 28, 2013.[3]

Senate vote

May 28, 2013 Senate vote

Lousiana HB 426 Senate Vote
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 37 97.37%
No12.63%

House vote

May 14, 2013 House vote

Lousiana HB 426 House Vote
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 95 100.00%
No00.00%

See also

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

External links

References